Kesko's sales in May 2014

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KESKO CORPORATION STOCK EXCHANGE RELEASE 12.06.2014 AT 09.00 1(2)

Kesko's sales in May 2014

Kesko Group's sales, excluding VAT, in May 2014 totalled €797.1 million, down
5.9%.

In Kesko's food trade, sales in May were €358.0 million, a decrease of 7.4%
compared to the previous year. The number of delivery days in May was one less
than in the previous year.

In the home and speciality goods trade, sales in May were €101.1 million, a
decrease of 9.6%. Consumer demand remained weak and sales declined particularly
in the department store trade.

In the building and home improvement trade, sales in May were €253.5 million, a
decrease of 3.3%. In terms of local currencies, sales increased by 1.0%. Sales
in Finland decreased by 2.1%. Sales abroad decreased by 4.3% in euros, but
increased by 3.5% in local currencies.

In  the car and machinery trade, sales in  May were €99.7 million, a decrease of
2.7%. VV-Auto's  sales in May were €70.8  million, up 1.4%. Konekesko's sales in
May were €29.0 million, a decrease of 11.0% from the previous year.

Kesko Group sales in euros, excluding VAT, in May 2014:
                                              May 2014         1.1. - 31.05.2014

                                        € million Change, % € million  Change, %

Food trade, total                           358.0      -7.4   1,761.7       -1.6

Home and speciality goods trade, total      101.1      -9.6     510.1      -10.4

Building and home improvement trade,        113.2      -2.1     536.6        0.5
Finland

Building and home improvement trade,        140.3      -4.3     563.2        1.9
other countries

Building and home improvement trade,        253.5      -3.3   1,099.8        1.2
total

Car and machinery trade, total               99.7      -2.7     476.7        2.7

Common operations and eliminations          -15.2               -72.4

Grand total                                 797.1      -5.9   3,776.0       -1.7



Finland, total                              635.5      -6.7   3,113.1       -3.1

Other countries, total                      161.6      -2.8     662.9        5.7

Grand total                                 797.1      -5.9   3,776.0       -1.7



Change, % indicates the change over the corresponding period of the previous
year.

In May 2014, the number of selling days in Kesko's wholesale in Finland was 20,
which was one less than in the previous year. The total number of selling days
in January-May was two less than in the previous year. The number of retail
selling days in May was 28, which was one more than in the previous year. The
total number of retail selling days in January-May was one more than in the
previous year.

Kesko releases advance information on the K-Group's retail sales quarterly, in
connection with interim reports.

Further information is available from Vice President, Group Controller Eva
Kaukinen, tel. +358 105 322 338.


Kesko Corporation



Merja Haverinen
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